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Third CORE Mini-Symposium

04.05.2009 at 10:00 

We would like to draw your attention to our "Third CORE Mini-Symposium on Ecological and Biogeochemical Coral Reef Research", to be held at the Department of Earth and Environmental SciencesLMU on Monday 4 May 2009, and would like to cordially invite all interested parties to attend.


10:00 – 10:20

Christian Wild (CORE) Update on CORE activities in warm and cold watercoral reefs

10:20 – 10:40

Wolfgang Niggl (CORE) Reverse pelagic-benthic coupling in coral reefs:The upside-down jellyfish association with mysids

10:40 – 11:00

Carin Jantzen (CORE/ZMT) The upside-down jelly fish Cassiopeia sp.increases advective nutrient rich pore water effluxes via bell pumpingactivity

11:00 – 11:20 COFFEE BREAK

11:20 – 11:40

Miriam Weber (MPI/Hydra) In situ applications of a new diver-operatedmicrosensor system (DOMS)

11:40 – 12:00

Gertraud Schmidt (ZMT/AWI) Growth of the scleractinian coral Poriteslutea under the influence of internal waves along Similan Islands, Thailand

12:00 – 14:00 LUNCH BREAK

14:00 – 14:30

Fleur van Duyl (NIOZ, The Netherlands) Dissolved organic matterturnover on coral reefs

14:30 – 14:50

Malik Naumann (CORE) Release of organic matter by tropical hermatypiccorals under the influence of variable environmental factors

14:50 – 15:10

Sandra Schöttner (CORE/MPI) The interdisciplinary “Tjärnö mucusventure” - Exploring the ecological role of cold-water coral-derived organicmatter

15:10 – 15:30

Laura Wehrmann (CORE/MPI) The fate of cold-water corals in sediments- A balance between dissolution & preservation

15:30 – 16:00 COFFEE BREAK

16:00 – 16:20

Esther Borell (ZMT) Coral feeding and thermal resistance of thescleractinian symbiosis

16:20 – 16:50

Georgios Tsounis (CSIC, Spain) Precious coral fishery managementand conservation: A call for a paradigm shift

16:50 – 17:10

Sebastian Ferse (ZMT) Linking people and coral reefs – how realistic aresustainable alternatives?

17:10 – 17:30 COFFEE BREAK

17:30 – 18:00

Maggy Nugues (ZMT) Life and death of coral reefs: The role of benthicalgae

18:00 – 18:20

Andreas Haas (CORE) Elevated nutrient concentrations can affect coral -algae interactions in the Red Sea

Further information (symposium programme with schedule) (PDF-Document, 470 KB)

Luisenstraße 37
80333 Munich

Lecture room 335